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In 2C.9 and 2C.11, there are Lewis structures involving Xenon that have expanded electron shells, but the formal charge in the atom still appears to be zero, even though by all of the rules we have learned, it should be negative? Is there some kind of noble gas exception to the rule?
The Xenon in the expanded lewis structures has a formal charge of 0 when you follow the equation FC = V - (L + S/2). It can't have a negative charge because it is a noble gas and its outer shell is full, so it can't attract more electrons.
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